Sadly, over the past 15 years, colonies of bees have been disappearing, and the reason remains unknown. May be use of Pesticides.
The average worker bee lives for just five to six weeks. During this time, she’ll produce around a twelfth of a teaspoon of honey.
In just three months, more than 500 million bees were found ead by eekeepers in four Brazilian states.
Honey bees are fab flyers. They fly at a speed of around 25km per hour and beat their wings 200 times per second (1200 per minute)
The Queen Bee can live up to five years. She is busiest in the summer months, when she can lay up to 2,500 eggs a day.
Honey bees are super-important pollinators for flowers, fruits and vegetables. 75 percent of the crops depend on bees for pollination.
Honey bees live in hives (or colonies). The members of the hive are divided into three types: (1) Queen (2) Workers (3) Drones
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